Bass School is a neighborhood school. Academic programs are comprehensive, and use data to support a CCSS based instructional program. To enhance classroom curriculum, Bass partners with mutiple fine arts, and community -based programs to support a full and rich learning environment for our scholars. We additionally work to provide SEL supports throughout the school day. Youth  Extended day activities are provided.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

Provisional Support

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

427

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Carolyn Laverne Jones
Principal

Marcus Baker
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
44
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
97.7%
Hispanic
2.1%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.6%
Limited English
0.5%
Mobility Rate ?
36.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
32nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
15th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
43rd
5th
2nd
6th
97th
7th
13th
8th
95th
All
32nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
2nd
4th
9th
5th
1st
6th
25th
7th
10th
8th
96th
All
15th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
1st
4th
2nd
5th
2nd
6th
20th
7th
26th
8th
55th
All
12th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
18th
3rd
9th
4th
2nd
5th
1st
6th
6th
7th
13th
8th
37th
All
10th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NEUTRAL
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 14.5 14.4 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 13.7% 19.6% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.8 days 3.2 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 94.1% 94.2% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.0% 89.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.6% 83.0%
Teachers 69.4% 83.2%

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Open Enrollment - Neighborhood

Deadline:  None
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Open to students living in the attendance boundary. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Students can enroll in the program without submitting an application.

Open Enrollment - Non-Neighborhood

Deadline:  December 1, 2017
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
If space is available, applicants living outside the attendance boundary are randomly selected through a computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants who have a sibling enrolled in the school. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu or
Paper: Standard Elementary Schools application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Keep Kids Learning (KKL) Program 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls in the Game 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014